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Rawbones Butchers Block Merlot Cabernet Franc 2008

“I could have you bumped off for R15 000. Cheap at the price,” said my wife, as I departed for the launch of Oak...

Simonsig Merindol Syrah 2001

It is curious to me how one particular producer can be a front-runner in a particular category for a while and then seemingly get...

Bartinney Chardonnay 2009

Last week I asked the question on Facebook and Twitter as to your best SA white and red wine of the year. Over 40...

Cederberg Private Cellar CWG Semillon 2007

After a dry Sunday which followed a blow-out Saturday (old friends, a magnum of Graham Beck Brut 1994, various local examples of Pinot Noir),...

Best wines of 2010: CE’s choice

Below is a list of my 10 best wines for 2010. Where I encountered them blind, I scored them well enough but they appear...

Best SA white and red of 2010: the people’s choice

It’s that time of year when “Best of” lists prevail prompting me to ask the question on Facebook and Twitter as to your best...

Tukulu Pinotage 2001

A remarkable wine in a number of respects. Firstly, it won the title of Wine magazine’s Pinotage Champion of the Year in 2003. This...

What “Skywalker” drank on 28.11.10

Skywalker says: "Chenin from the Penedes. Unbelievable gear, rich and textured. This would liven up the Chenin Challenge". Here you get to reminisce not just...